Health & Safety within the hospitality sector

The UK’s hospitality sector is comprised of approximately 143,000 businesses, employs around 1.8 million people, in 2019, generated £40.4 billion for the UK economy.  But, as well as providing jobs and contributing to the economy, our pubs, cafés, restaurants, bars and nightclubs play a vital social role at the heart of communities up and down the country.

Health and Safety in Catering should be treated as a priority.  CQMS Ltd tailor our approach to the catering industry ensuring bespoke risks assessments are in place covering (but not limited to) Slips, Trips and Falls, Fire & Emergency, Work Equipment, Space Requirements.

CQMS provide bespoke services to meet YOUR requirements, these can include:

  • Health and Safety Policy & Procedures Documentation
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessments
  • Fire Safety Risk Assessments
  • Compliance audits - ensuring controls are implemented and working effectively
  • Acting as Competent Person
  • Supporting with Accident Investigations and RIDDOR Reporting

CQMS' experience of the industry will assist your restaurant, café, bar or food outlet, establish safe systems and control risks, in a food retailing/catering environment.


We are here to help, advising on your legal obligations and providing practical health and safety support solutions.